Environment

January 18, 2005, 8am PST
Report by the National Academy of Sciences claims that the Bush administration's "Clear Skies Initiative -- a proposed reform of current air-quality standards -- will be less effective than the existing Clean Air Act.
The Washington Post
January 16, 2005, 11am PST
Toxic spills by Mexico's oil company, Pemex have turned a coastal area into 'one of the most contaminated regions in the world.'
The Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2005, 7am PST
William Ruckelshaus and K.C. Golden argue that it is about time we started address the problem of global warming.
The Seattle Times
January 14, 2005, 12pm PST
Does climate change have anything to do with the strange weather we have been experiecing lately?
Democracy Now!
January 14, 2005, 10am PST
Scientists have concluded that the amount of sunlight reaching the earth's surface has been declining. Paradoxically, this could mean worsen the impact of global warming.
BBC News
January 14, 2005, 5am PST
Grist Magazine features a special series investigating the alleged 'Death of Environmentalism'.
Grist Magazine
January 13, 2005, 2pm PST
The countries now suffering from the effects of the recent tsunami are the very ones scientists say will bear the brunt of rising sea levels brought on by climate change.
The Boston Globe
January 13, 2005, 12pm PST
Mangrove forests -- coastal trees and shrubs -- saved hundreds by absorbing the impact of the tsunami.
The Christian Science Monitor
January 13, 2005, 10am PST
By running cars, buses, trucks, and ships on hydrogen, a country aims to be entirely oil-free by 2050.
Yahoo! Newswire
January 13, 2005, 7am PST
Sprawl could spell extinction for nearly 1,200 species of plants and animals, according to a new report.
MSNBC
January 13, 2005, 6am PST
Researchers say the Earth's drought areas have doubled since the 1970s and rising global temperatures are a major factor.
The Rocky Mountain News
January 12, 2005, 2pm PST
The rapid consumption of land in the nation’s fastest-growing large metropolitan areas could threaten the survival of nearly one out of every three imperiled species, according to the first study ever to quantify the impact of sprawling development on wil
Smart Growth America
January 12, 2005, 7am PST
Architects and planners are eager to help tsunami victims rebuild. But Western solutions are not always the best.
The Guardian Unlimited
January 7, 2005, 10am PST
EPA Inspector General's reports stir up political storms.
The Washington Post
January 6, 2005, 5am PST
APA Senior Research Associate James Schwab discusses lessons to be learned and explores what we already know about tsunamis from prior research.
American Planning Association
January 5, 2005, 9am PST
The E.U. launches a mandatory greenhouse emissions market.
The Financial Times
January 4, 2005, 7am PST
Societies fail when they mismanage earth's ecosystems, explains author Jared Diamond in his latest book, 'Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed'.
The New Yorker
January 2, 2005, 9am PST
Author Michael Crichton's popular new novel scoffs at warnings about global warming. National Review Online reviews the book.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
January 1, 2005, 11am PST
The Great Lakes ecosystem is in chaos. The solution, say policymakers and scientists: ban all oceangoing cargo ships.
The Detroit Free Press
January 1, 2005, 5am PST
US Intelligence agencies share their before and after-satellite imagery of the areas hardest hit by the tsunami.
MSNBC